CouchBlogThis past week the lure of the World Cup diminished but I woke up to Proteas all at sea against spin in Sri Lankans, Tour de France cycling after work and Wimbledon tennis in between and after that.

citizenIf you follow me on Twitter you will know that I get pretty grumpy during rugby games when things are not going well. I can moan about anything from the person who stops the clock, the commentators and of course my pet hate the TMO.

CouchBlogIt was the mother of sporting weekends. Vodacom Durban July, Silverstone F1 Grand Prix, second last weekend of pool games in Super Rugby, the start of the Tour de France and of course quarterfinal time at the Soccer World Cup.

citizenThis past Saturday saw the running of the Vodacom Durban July and as has become tradition friends and family gathered at my house to take part in festivities. 

CouchBlogThe June break always creates an interesting scenario in Super Rugby. You have teams on a roll (think Jaguares and even the Highlanders) who would surely not have welcomed a break which could in all likelihood only upset their rhythm.

citizenJohannesburg has been hit by some icy weather and indications are that we are in for a freezing weekend.  If ever there is a weekend where I don’t mind being confined to my lounge it is this one though as there is an incredible selection of sport to both watch and bet on.

CouchBlogThe aroma from the kitchen was starting to make the mouths of many water. Yet chef Rassie decided that it was the right time to add some chilli and spice and hope for something nice…

citizenIf the World Cup group stages are anything to go by we should be in for some serious drama as we build up to the final in mid-July.

CouchBlogIt is strange how many armchair fanatics one gets who are avid fans and seriously keen on dishing out their opinions without having played the game they so love at any respectable level.

citizenI was taking my regular morning browse through Facebook earlier this week when a memory popped up from 8 years ago It read simply “Bookies must be making a killing in this World Cup” and I couldn’t help but think that nothing has changed.

Post Match Scuffle, Bulking, Big Kev and Missing B...
Post Match Scuffle, Bulking, Big Kev and Missing Ben

This past week the lure of the World Cup diminished but I woke up to Proteas all at sea against spin in Sri Lankans, Tour de France cycling after work and Wimbledon tennis in between and after that.

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TMO joy at last!
TMO joy at last!

If you follow me on Twitter you will know that I get pretty grumpy during rugby games when things are not going well. I can moan about anything from the person who stops the clock, the commentators and of course my pet hate the TMO.

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Post Match Scuffle, King Kong, Cricket and the Eng...
Post Match Scuffle, King Kong, Cricket and the English free-ride

It was the mother of sporting weekends. Vodacom Durban July, Silverstone F1 Grand Prix, second last weekend of pool games in Super Rugby, the start of the Tour de France and of course quarterfinal time at the Soccer World Cup.

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